IFOM-MBI collaboration reveals how mechanical stress triggers signals to protect genome integrity
ATR-modulated chromatin dissociation from the nuclear envelope is triggered by local mechanical stress.
Dynamics of cortical actin in the recruitment of cadherin at adhesion sites
Engl et al reveal how actin dynamics influences E-cad recruitment at cell-cell adhesions
Clues for targeting Ras-driven liver cancer through RhoA activation
Ras-Rho cross talk provides insight into slowing Ras-driven liver cancer through RhoA activation
New mechanism of wound healing published in Nature Physics
Cell-generated forces and deformation of the underlying substrate drives wound healing
MBI researchers identify how alpha-catenin confers mechanosensing properties to cell-cell adhesions
Stretching of alpha-catenin exposes vincluin binding site – an intergral step in mechanosensing at cell-cell adhesions
MBI pleased to introduce our incoming class
MBI welcomes ten new students pursuing a PhD in mechanobiology.